Saturday September 22, 1984

US date format: 9/22/1984, UK date format: 22/9/1984

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 22, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Laura Vandervoort and Thiago Silva (footballer). In that special week of September people in US were listening to Missing You by John Waite. In UK I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder was in the top 5 hits. Country, directed by Richard Pearce, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Pieces Of My Mind by Andrew A. Rooney was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mensch Bachmann. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gremlins or River Patrol.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Emmeramus
  • Saint Florentius
  • In ancient Latvia, the first day of Mikeli, the Catching of Jumis.
  • In ancient Greece, the ninth and final day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates made offerings to the dead.
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Events

  • Brussels Princess Astrid marries Archduke Lorenz of Austrian-Este
  • Disney's board of directors meets to vote on filling executive positions. They vote unanimously to hire Michael Eisner as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, replacing Ray Watson, and Frank Wells as President and Chief Operating Officer. Eisner's contract gives him US$750,000 per year, US$750,000 signing bonus, annual bonus two percent above company net growth of nine percent, and over two million share options at US$14.359 each. Wells' contract gives him US$400,000 per year, US$250,000

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Movies

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Country

Country

Directed by: Richard Pearce

Starring: Jessica Lange, Sam Shepard, Wilford Brimley, Matt Clark

Impulse

Impulse

Directed by: Graham Baker

Starring: Tim Matheson, Meg Tilly, Hume Cronyn, John Karlen

Duniya

Duniya

Directed by: Ramesh Talwar

Starring: Ashok Kumar, Dilip Kumar, Rishi Kapoor, Amrita Singh

My New Partner

My New Partner

Directed by: Claude Zidi

Starring: Philippe Noiret, Thierry Lhermitte, Régine, Grâce de Capitani

Secret Honor

Secret Honor

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Philip Baker Hall

TV Series

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Mensch Bachmann

Mensch Bachmann

Miami Vice

Miami Vice

Directed by: Michael Mann

Vereda Tropical

Vereda Tropical

Directed by: Javier Torre

It's Your Move

It's Your Move

Almost Live!

Almost Live!

Starring: Tracey Conway, Pat Cashman, Nancy Guppy, Steve Wilson

Country: United States of America

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Pieces Of My Mind by Andrew A. Rooney

Pieces Of My Mind

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Pieces of My Mind, by Rooney, Andy

The Miko by Eric Van Lustbader

The Miko

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A New York Times bestseller by the author of The Ninja: An American martial artist travels to Tokyo and becomes the target of an international conspiracy.

Silver Wings, Santiago Blue by Janet Dailey

Silver Wings, Santiago Blue

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The exhilarating story of the first WASPS, the Woman Airforce Service Pilots, who risked their lives, their ambitions, and their dreams to help the war effort during World War II.

First Among Equals by Jeffrey Archer

First Among Equals

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Charles Seymour, second-born son, will never be the earl like his father, but he did inherit his mother's strength-and the will to realize his destiny...Simon

Good Morning, Merry Sunshine by Bob Greene

Good Morning, Merry Sunshine

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A father's journal of his child's first year.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Gremlins

Gremlins

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari

River Patrol

River Patrol

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Kestern (Arcade) Tigervision (2600)

Impossible Mission

Impossible Mission

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 7800, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Sega Master System, ZX Spectrum, PS2, PSP, NES, Nintendo DS, Oric Atmos

Genre: Platform/Adventure/Action

Publisher: Epyx

Lode Runner

Lode Runner

Platform: original versions: Apple II, Atari 8-bit family, Commodore 64, VIC-20, PC booter Later ports: Sega SG-1000, Правец 82/8М, ZX Spectrum, MSX, Atari ST, PC Engine, XBLA, Windows, iPod, Macintosh,

Genre: Platform, puzzle

Publisher: Brøderbund (US) Ariolasoft

Freddy's Rescue Roundup

Freddy's Rescue Roundup

Platform: PC

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: IBM


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